Repulse Bay

Attraction South of Taiping Mountain, South District, Hong Kong, China Published on: 01-08-2016

3 hours
09:00 AM
12:00 PM
First-time visit
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Repulse Bay is the most spectacular bay in the region. The place is a luxurious residential area for dining, relaxation, and aquatic activities.

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Why Repulse Bay is special ?

Primarily an upmarket residential area, sun-drenched Repulse Bay has a relaxed resort-like feel to it. Its wide, wave-lapped beach is popular with both locals and visitors and is great for strolls in the early morning, daytime sun soaking when the bathers are out in force, or lingering at sunset when all has turned mellow.

This crescent-shaped stretch of sand is one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Life Saving Society clubhouse is built in traditional Chinese style, with a ceiling decorated with magnificent swirling dragons. Towering twin statues of the deities Kwun Yam and Tin Hau dominate the picturesque gardens that lead down to the beach.

What to explore at Repulse Bay?

Swimming is obviously popular and the bay is outfitted for safety with shark prevention nets and floating platforms. During the summer, lifeguards are on duty.

Besides aquatic activities, there are extensive facilities for visitors. Barbecue racks are available under the shade near the beach. In addition, the area is dotted with hotels, supermarkets, and cafes.

A lighthouse near the beach is a popular place to take photos. Watching the sunset is another popular pastime for visitors. The Zhenhai Tower Park, built in the traditional Chinese style, is located near the beach. Huge statues of the Queen of Heaven and the God of Mercy (Kwan-yin) sit in front of the park.

The Repulse Bay Tower was rebuilt on the site of the Repulse Bay Hotel. Now, it's a building for residence. In its front is the Repulse Bay Shopping Plaza. In it, many restaurants and shops can be found.

Repulse Bay, Hong Kong Additionally, you may go to the Deep Water Bay, Middle Bay or South Bay, if time is not so pressing. They are all prefect bathing beaches, not far from the Repulse Bay.


How to get to Repulse Bay?

You can take the subway to get off at Central Station first and then go out of the station to the Exchange Plaza through the Exit A. At the Exchange Square, there are buses running there, including Buses No.6, 6A, 6X and 260. The bus ticket costs around HK$7.9. As the bus driver doesn't give you change, you'd better prepare some small money before getting on the bus


Selling points

  • “Good Place to swim and laze around”
  • “A different HongKong”
  • “An Oasis in a busy city !”
  • “White Sandy Beaches And Green Mountains!”
  • “Spectacular Beach”
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South of Taiping Mountain, South District, Hong Kong, China

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Tips for you

  • Get the bus 6, 6A, 6X, 66 or 260 from Exchange Square bus terminus (near MTR Hong Kong Station, Exit D) and alight at Repulse Bay Beach.
  • Take No.40 minibus which starts at Causeway Bay’s Tang Lung Street at the border of Hennessy Road with Percival Street and also get off at Repulse Bay.
  • From about 12- 3 pm you'll be surrounded by tourists taking your picture.
  • Advise you to go in the morning or later afternoon when the chinese tour buses are out of there.
  • There is a small market close by where one can get plenty to eat and drink and also buy swimming aids
  • Deep Water Bay Beach is another popular beach you can walk to from Repulse Bay.
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If you're hungry, just stop at The Repulse" at Jason's Market Place for a ready made salad or Pacific Coffee for an iced coffee on a hot day.

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The walk from Repulse Bay to Deep Water Bay lets you take in the view of one of the most scenic coast-lines of Hong Kong and also trees and flowers along the way.

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The view in the evening is really very beautiful.Tall mountain size building,,beautiful and colourful monuments including the god of money and god of children ,the three sheeps statue the dragon shell, the open fish mouth where people put some coins to make a wish every thing is so nice.To go there u can take a----- 6,6a,6x,260 or 262, from central's exchange square or central star ferry pier andget off at repulse bay--.--the mini bus no 40 at causewaybay Tang Lung street (corner of percival street and Hennessy road) and get off at repulse bay.

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Some of my family live in the Repulse Bay area so I visit the beach alot when I travel to HK. This beach is very large and has some trees if you need shade. Shark nets all round and a few pontoons you can swim out too. At one end of the beach is a pavillion and the other end is a chinese shrine - worth a walk to see. Some cafes, shops and supermarkets near the beach if you need lunch, water refills, snacks, ice cream - you name it!

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Did you know that back in 1841, Repulse Bay was used as a base by pirates and now its a beach in the Southern part of Hong Kong Island?

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